“THE MORTAL INSTRUMENTS: CITY OF BONES” (digital) — When her mom is attacked and taken from their New York City home by a demon, a teenage girl discovers the truth about her past and a bloodline that changes her life. Adapted from Cassandra Clare’s popular young adult novel. Starring Lily Collins, Jamie Campbell Bower, Robert Sheehan, Lena Headey and Jonathan Rhys Meyers. Directed by Harald Zwart. (PG-13 for intense sequences of fantasy violence and action and some suggestive content.)


“STORIES WE TELL” — A documentary in which child actress-turned-filmmaker Sarah Polley investigates some elusive truths about her mother, the late actress Diane Polley, and her own identity. (PG-13 for thematic elements involving sexuality, brief strong language and smoking.)

“THE WORLD’S END” (digital) — The British team behind “Hot Fuzz” and “Shaun of the Dead,” including actor-writer Simon Pegg and writer-director Edgar Wright, team up for this black comedy about a group of hard-partying friends who may be mankind’s last glimmer of hope. Also starring Nick Frost, Rosamund Pike and Martin Freeman. (R for pervasive language including sexual references.)

“YOU’RE NEXT” (digital) — A family’s celebration at a remote vacation house takes a bad turn when a band of killers with axes interrupts the festivities. Starring Sharni Vinson, Nicholas Tucci, Joe Swanberg and A.J. Bowen. Directed by Adam Wingard. (R for strong bloody violence, language and some sexuality/nudity.)


“CLOSED CIRCUIT” (digital) — Eric Bana and Rebecca Hall star as ex-lovers forced to work together on a case defending an international terrorist. Also starring Jim Broadbent, Ciaran Hinds and Riz Ahmed. Directed by John Crowley. (R for language and brief violence.)


Starting Friday: “The Heat” (digital)

“The Wolverine” (digital)

“Elysium” (digital with Atmos sound)

“Paranoia” (digital)


“2 GUNS” (digital) — Two undercover agents (Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg) start out investigating each other and end up allies when they wind up on the wrong side of both the mob and the law. Also starring Paula Patton and James Marsden. Directed by Baltasar Kormakur. (R for violence throughout, language and brief nudity.)

“THE CONJURING” (digital) — A couple of paranormal activity investigators take on a case that shocks even them. Starring Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Lili Taylor and Ron Livingston. Directed by James Wan. (R for sequences of disturbing violence and terror.)

“DESPICABLE ME 2” (digital) — The sequel to the 2010 animated hit finds the reformed bad guy, Gru, recruited by an anti-villain league. Also, there are minions!) With the voices of Steve Carell, Al Pacino and Kristen Wiig. Directed by Chris Renaud and Pierre Coffin. (PG for rude humor and mild action.)

“ELYSIUM” (digital) — It’s 2154, and the rich and powerful have moved on from the rubble and ruin of Earth to settle on a space station with no war, poverty or disease. Which leaves everybody else to fight among themselves, until Matt Damon comes along to start some trouble. From Neill Blomkamp, director of another haves and have-nots sci-fi allegory, “District 9.” Also starring Jodie Foster, William Fichtner and Sharlto Copley. (R for strong, bloody violence and language throughout.)

“GROWN-UPS 2” (digital) — Adam Sandler, Chris Rock, David Spade and Kevin James return as old friends still hanging out and learning life lessons. Also starring Salma Hayek and Steve Buscemi. Directed by Dennis Dugan. (PG-13 for crude and suggestive content, language and some male rear nudity.)

“THE HEAT” (digital) — Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy join forces in this distaff buddy-cop comedy from the director of “Bridesmaids.” Bullock’s an FBI agent, McCarthy a Beantown police detective. Neither has any social skills, or friends. Also starring Marlon Wayans and Demián Bichir. Directed by Paul Feig. (R for pervasive language, strong crude content and some violence.)

“JOBS” (digital) — Ashton Kutcher portrays the temperamental genius Steve Jobs from his days as a college dropout to his creation of Apple. Also starring Josh Gad and Dermot Mulroney. Directed by Joshua Michael Stern. (PG-13 for some drug content and brief strong language.)

“KICK-ASS 2” (digital) — Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Chloe Grace Moretz reprise their roles as the teenaged superheroes in this sequel to 2010’s unapologetically rude and violent original. Also starring Jim Carrey and Christopher Mintz-Plasse. Directed by Jeff Wadlow. (R for strong violence, pervasive language, crude and sexual content and brief nudity.)

“LEE DANIELS’ THE BUTLER” (digital) — This star-studded drama focuses on the experience of a White House butler (Forrest Whitaker) and his wife (Oprah Winfrey) over the course of several decades and administrations. Also starring Jane Fonda, John Cusack, Vanessa Redgrave, Robin Williams and Liev Schreiber. (PG-13 for some violence and disturbing images, language, sexual material, thematic elements and smoking.)

“PACIFIC RIM” (digital) — Humans build giant robots to defend Earth after massive monsters emerge from the ocean and threaten to conquer the planet. Directed by Guillermo del Toro. Starring Charlie Hunnam, Idris Elba, Charlie Day, Ron Perlman and Rinko Kikuchi. (PG-13 for sequences of intense sci-fi action and violence throughout, and brief language.)

“PARANOIA” (digital) — A new employee at a powerful corporation finds himself in a position that comes with a high price: spying on his boss’ former mentor to secure a multibillion-dollar advantage. Starring Liam Hemsworth, Harrison Ford and Gary Oldman. Directed by Robert Luketic. (PG-13 for some sexuality, violence and language.)

“PERCY JACKSON: SEA OF MONSTERS” (digital) — The sequel to the kid-friendly 2010 fantasy follows Percy and his friends on a quest to find the mythical golden fleece. Starring Logan Lerman, Nathan Fillion, Alexandra Daddario and Jake Abel. Directed by Thor Freudenthal. (PG for fantasy action violence, some scary images and mild language.)

“PLANES” (digital) — An airborne spinoff of Pixar’s “Cars,” with Dane Cook as the voice of Dusty, a little plane who dreams of competing in a famous aerial race. Also featuring Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Stacy Keach, Val Kilmer, Gabriel Iglesias and Brad Garrett. Directed by Klay Hall. (PG for some mild action and rude humor.)

“RED 2” (digital; ends Tuesday) — The sequel to the 2010 sleeper hit finds Bruce Willis reassembling a group of over-the-hill assassins. Also starring Anthony Hopkins, John Malkovich, Helen Mirren and Catherine Zeta-Jones. Directed by Dean Parisot. (PG-13 for pervasive action and violence including frenetic gunplay, and for some language and drug material.)

“THE SMURFS 2” (digital) — In this cerulean twist on the damsel-in-distress routine, the little blue creatures try to save Smurfette from Gargamel’s clutches. Starring Neil Patrick Harris, Hank Azaria and Sofia Vergara. Directed by Raja Gosnell. (PG for some rude humor and action.)

“TURBO” (digital) — The protagonist of this animated comedy is a snail with dreams of racing in the Indy 500. With the voices of Ryan Reynolds, Paul Giamatti and Maya Rudolph. Directed by David Soren. (PG for some mild action and thematic elements.)

“WE’RE THE MILLERS” (digital) — A small-time drug dealer assembles a faux family — including a stripper, played by Jennifer Aniston, posing as his fake wife — to smuggle two tons of weed out of Mexico. Also starring Jason Sudeikis, Emma Roberts and Nick Offerman. Directed by Rawson Marshall Thurber. (R for crude sexual content, pervasive language, drug material and brief graphic nudity.)

“THE WOLVERINE” (3-D and digital versions, both with Atmos sound) — Hugh Jackman’s mutton-chopped Logan pays a visit to Japan, where he finds himself out of his depth in an unknown world. Also starring Will Yun Lee, Rila Fukushima and Famke Janssen. Directed by James Mangold. (PG-13 for sequences of intense sci-fi action and violence, some sexuality and language.)

— Yakima Herald-Republic